Video Description: APC’s Community Health Policy Matters video tells the story of fictional characters Winnie and Mary, and how a fragmented health system affects each woman’s ability to access family planning services in her respective community. Community-based family planning is an important way of helping to achieve global goals to enable 120 million more women and girls to use contraceptives by 2020.This animated video highlights how policy can improve the health system for women and ultimately advance these larger goals.
Video Description: World Vision Kenya has been implementing the USAID-funded “Garba Tulla Health Timing and Spacing of Pregnancies/Family Planning (HTSP/FP) project”, under JSI/Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), since March 2014 in Isiolo County, Garba Tulla Sub-county, Kenya. The project aims to increase access to family planning services in the community, increase knowledge and interest in HTSP/FP within communities, and improve the social and policy environment for Family Planning services and positive Reproductive Health behaviors.
Video Description: Anemia is a serious public health problem with the highest burden in women and young children. It is a complex condition caused by multiple factors which act through interwoven mechanisms, and differ by context. It is critical for policymakers and programmers to understand the anemia situation in their specific context, and to address anemia based on the information and evidence they have. As governments decentralize, it becomes even more important to work at the district level in a multi-sectoral approach that addresses the leading causes of anemia.
Video Description: With 2.4 billion people still lacking access to a toilet, our sanitation system is broken. This crisis is particularly evident in Haiti, which is home to the highest childhood diarrheal incidence rate in the world and the most virulent cholera epidemic in modern history. Many attempts to repair this system are themselves broken, focusing only on the provision of toilets and neglecting waste treatment.
Video Description: This video, submitted in the CUGH 2018 video competition, details the cross-sector collaboration model being pioneered in Old Fadama, the largest urban slum in Accra, Ghana.